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Can The Happiest Subspecialists Experience Burnout?

The Medscape’s Physician Lifestyle & Happiness Report 2019 crowned rheumatologists as the happiest subspecialists. We topped the list with 65% of the respondents indicating that they were happy outside of work.

Muscle Loss and Frailty in Rheumatic Disease

“If exercise could be purchased in a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.” —Robert H. Butler, MD, first director of the National Institute on Aging.

2021 E/M Coding Update

As a rheumatologist, I pride myself on being an advocate for my patients, but I'm not always an advocate for my profession or myself. Should rheumatologists be involved in policy? Should we be political? 

#WomenInRheumatology: Is there a speaker gender gap at ACR Meetings?

There are proportionately more male than female physicians across most medical specialties in Canada and the U.S. despite the current gender parity in medical school.

The 16th Annual La Paulee

On the last full day of ACR18, and after much learning, sharing, and networking it was time for the 16th annual La Paulee, or the ACR's most demanding study group: the Red Wine and Rheumatology Study Group. 

 

Negotiation Skills for Rheumatologists

Physicians as a group are trained to have excellent clinical skills, but the difference between an average and extremely successful physician often comes down to factors outside of their ability to provide clinical care. 

Tweets

Dr. John Cush RheumNow

8 months ago

#ACR19 Rheumatology RoundUp - Kavanaughs Picks: 2505 PsA prevention 1366 Self Joint exams 1120 Rheum burnout 1310 OA Hx 565 Enteropathic arthritis Recs 1823 MRE dx of SI 2773 Machine learning 2772 Antiinflammatory diet in RA 1359 Synovial Bx

Mike Putman EBRheum

8 months ago

A short piece I wrote for @RheumNow on classification criteria and their role in diagnosis / clinical practice 1. These are meant for research! 2. We use them for diagnosis anyway... 3. Remember their limitations when doing so! @RheumNow https://t.co/SSr28zkc0U https://t.co/EDzgWPIxXe

Jonathan Hausmann MD hausmannMD

8 months ago

How should VECTRA be used, if at all? -Bathon I don't use VECTRA routinely, it's as good as your physical exam. -Bykerk: I've yet to find a good reason to use it. -Emery ::no comment:: -Mikuls: I don't think there's a place in my clinic to use it. #ACR19 @RheumNow

Mike Putman EBRheum

8 months ago
@RheumNow Should note this was not the first JAKi in this space; similar trial using tofacitinib in 2017 https://t.co/NrEul0wLp9

Dr. Paul Sufka psufka

8 months ago

Numerous FOAMed (free open access medical education) options for rheumatology: - @RheumNow - @HealioRheum - @HRheuminations - @EBRheum - @RheumJC - @AWIRGROUP #ACR19 https://t.co/cnoEWXfozZ

Kanika Monga, MD DrKanikaMonga

8 months ago

What a pleasant surprise to be included in the #axSpA poster tour today — my research - showing an association with work related disability in patients with occupations requiring greater trunk strength. 🥰 Thank you to everyone that stopped by!

Kanika Monga, MD DrKanikaMonga

8 months ago

Woo hoo! @rheum_cat and her poster on CV disease risk in aXSpA abstr #622 #ACR19 https://t.co/eaDyCKZs5J

Dr. John Cush RheumNow

9 months 1 week ago

RheumNow Podcast is up! When youre hot youre hot! Watch it on youtube>> https://t.co/GlqMzjUnhE or listen to the podcast in your car on iTues, Apple podcast or on Stitcher or SoundCloud>> https://t.co/a1zE7VXtog

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